“Our Dad Taught Us Not To Hate Her”: BBN’s Hermes Shares Emotional Story of How His Mother Left Them As Kids

“Our Dad Taught Us Not To Hate Her”: BBN’s Hermes Shares Emotional Story of How His Mother Left Them As Kids

  • Former BBNaija star, Hermes Iyele, got fans on his side as he talked about his parents during a recent interview
  • The reality star noted that his mother was never there for him and his siblings, but they still weren't raised to hate her
  • Hermes also admitted that he needed the place of a mother in his life, but his was never there for him
  • Nigerians have commended his courage and saluted him for not playing the pity game while he was in Biggie's house

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Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Level-Up star, Hermes Iyele, during an emotional interview, spoke fondly about the love he has for his parents despite his mother not being available for him and his siblings.

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He spoke about his humble beginning and how his father was the one who bathed them as kids. He said though it was hard for his dad, he refused to take a second wife.

Hermes Iyele on his parents
Hermes said he loves his mother even though she was not there for him. Credit: @hermesiyele
Source: Instagram

According to him:

"Even though we saw him suffering he refused to take a second wife even though she left, he still made sure that the kids they made together never carried the hate for their mother, that was how I learnt that love is reciprocal and it is an individual decision. Love is not taken it is only given."

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Hermes agreed that he needed a mother figure in his life, but his mum was not there and he still loves her.

Watch the interview below:

Nigerians react to Hermes' interview

Social media users across the country have reacted differently to the video of Hermes Iyele's background. Many of them commended him for not playing the pity game while in the BBNaija house.

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Legit.ng picked some of the comments, read below:


"To think Hermes didn’t use any of his story as pity card in the house is really amazing A true king."


"Is not about shouting only Hermes as a fan but you can clearly see that most times the Fathers make sure that the children doesn’t hate their mothers in this situation but when is the other way round most Mothers especially nowadays poison their kids with hate towards their dads."


"Now I know where he got his kind nature from, like father like son, well done."


"Tell me who else deserves to win that show if not this guy…. When he talk people listen attentively both in and outside the house …. You’re a Legend bro."

Ebuka hails Hermes as he declares intentions to go into arts and sports

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) season 7 housemate sat with show host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu to discuss what he would be doing after the show.

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Hermes, who provided a lot of content and entertainment during his time in Biggie's house, noted that he would love to go into sports and arts. He emphasized basketball and noted that he would love to be more vibrant in it.

Hermes expressed his enthusiasm about getting exposure on a platform, and BBNaija gave him just that.

Source: Legit.ng

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